Tornadoes Tear Through Missouri, Damaging State Capitol Building

HeadlineMay 23, 2019

In Missouri, severe storms tore through Jefferson City overnight, spawning tornadoes that flattened buildings and damaged the state Capitol building. Authorities reported at least three storm-related deaths across Missouri on Wednesday. Meanwhile, there are forecasts for record-breaking high temperatures in the Southeast—with highs of over 100 degrees possible in an area stretching from Virginia to Alabama. The extreme weather is consistent with models of climate change.

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